Daily Current Affairs Quiz 06 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 06 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 06 April 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 06 April 2022. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

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  1. What is the limit of Ways and Means Advances (WMA) fixed by RBI for States Governments and Union Territories (UTs) with effect from April 2022?

    A) Rs 35,210 crore

    B) Rs 47,010 crore

    C) Rs 52,101 crore

    D) Rs 49,000 crore

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    Option B

    Explanation:The Reserve Bank has decided to reduce the Ways and Means Advances (WMA) for States Governments and Union Territories (UTs) from Rs 51,560 crore to Rs 47,010 crore, considering improvement in the pandemic situation. These norms will be effective from April 01, 2022.

  2. Ministry of Environment has released a mascot and various initiatives for Plastic Waste Management (PWM). What is the name of the mascot?

    A) Parivesh

    B) Vikalp

    C) Prakriti

    D) Kavach

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    Option C

    Explanation:The Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC), Shri Bhupender Yadav launched a mascot and various green initiatives taken by MoEFCC and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).The mascot named ‘Prakriti’, will spread awareness among people about small changes that can be sustainably adopt in our lifestyle for a better environment

  3. After the merger of HDFC Ltd with HDFC Bank, what will be the share of public shareholders in the merged entity?

    A) 100%

    B) 41%

    C) 55%

    D) 75%

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    Option A

    Explanation:Mortgage lender HDFC Limited and its banking arm, HDFC Bank have announced merger, making it the biggest merger in the Indian corporate historyThe market-cap of the merged entity will be approx Rs 14 lakh crore (twice the size of ICICI Bank), making it India’s second-biggest entity in terms of market capitalisation, after Reliance Industries Ltd (Rs 18.01 lakh crore). Post merger, HDFC Bank will be 100 percent owned by public shareholders.

  4. What is the name of the Ideathon launched by SEBI to promote innovations in securities market?

    A) Rachna

    B) Naveen

    C) Chintan

    D) Manthan

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    Option D

    Explanation:The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has launched an Ideathon named ‘Manthan’, for supporting new ideas and innovations in the securities market. The ideathon was launched by Sebi Chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch. Manthan is a six-week long ideathon to create a pool of ideas and innovative solutions revolving around the securities market

  5. Which bank has signed MoU with the Border Security Force (BSF) under the Central Armed Police Salary Package (CAPSP) Scheme to offer financial security to the serving and retired personnel?

    A) Punjab National Bank

    B) ICICI Bank

    C) State Bank of India

    D) HDFC Bank

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    Option C

    Explanation:The State Bank of India (SBI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Border Security Force (BSF) to provide solutions for financial security to BSF personnel through the Central Armed Police Salary Package (CAPSP) Scheme.

  6. Who has been named as the new Foreign Secretary of India to succeed incumbent Harsh Vardhan Shringla?

    A) Ram Karan Verma

    B) Vinay Mohan Kwatra

    C) Sanjay Kumar Panda

    D) Hemant H. Kotalwar

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    Option B

    Explanation:The Government of India has appointed IFS Vinay Mohan Kwatra as the new Foreign Secretary of India.

  7. Which day is marked as the United Nations’ International Day of Conscience?

    A) April 05

    B) April 06

    C) April 04

    D) April 03

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    Option A

    Explanation:The United Nations General Assembly has designated 5 April to be observed as an International Day of Conscience every year.2022 Theme: Promoting the Culture of Peace with Love and Conscience.

  8. Who is the author of the book ‘Birsa Munda – Janjatiya Nayak’?

    A) Karuna Shankar Misra

    B) Hiren Doshi

    C) Devinder Banwet

    D) Prof. Alok Chakrawal

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    Option D

    Explanation:Union Minister of Education and Skill Development, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan released a book titled “Birsa Munda – Janjatiya Nayak” on April 05, 2022, during an event in New Delhi.The book has been written by Prof. Alok Chakrawal, Vice Chancellor, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.

  9. A book on Rani Lakshmibai titled ‘Queen of Fire’ has been written by which author?

    A) Rudransh Deep

    B) Devika Rangachari

    C) Natasha Sharma

    D) Soumya Rajendran

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    Option B

    Explanation:A book titled ‘Queen of Fire’ has been authored by award-winning children’s writer and historian Devika Rangachari. The novel is all about the brave queen and warrior Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, focusing on her journey as a queen, soldier, and statesman.

  10. United Nations has declared which day to be observed as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP)?

    A) First Wednesday of April

    B) April 05

    C) April 06

    D) First Tuesday of April

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    Option C

    Explanation:The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is observed annually on April 6. The day is a means to celebrate the power of sport which can drive social change, community development and  foster peace and understanding.

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